Thursday, July 26, 2007

A question of gender?..............

Thanks to Sue Bleiweiss for her generously shared instructions and inspired by the many wonderful ones I have seen on my travels through the blogs I have made my first padfolio, using my favourite dusters and emulsion and ink techniques shared by Purple Missus




Flushed with pride I showed it to my husband who instantly said "it fold the wrong way". I assured him I had it right and showed him pictures, he still insisted it folded the wrong way. When my son came to visit I showed it to him and he agreed with my husband that it folded the wrong way. We came to the conclusion that it is a male/female thing akin to double breasted suits and buttons which go the opposite way round. Strange. So now I will know should I ever make one for a male I must remember to make it fold the other way.

6 comments:

Susan D said...

Watch out they can become addictive. I've not really thought about it folding a right or wrong way perhaps it is a male/female thing.

Vicki W said...

Folds the wrong way? Hmm, I don't see that. A commercial padfolio opens like a book. this just has the additional flap on the right. Just shows that men are usually wrong and it's a good thing we are here to set them straight! LOL! Regardless, it's beautiful!

StegArt said...

Your padfolio looks great. Those colors are lovely and also the textures. Your husband's point of view on it is funny. Thanks for sharing it.

Purple Missus said...

Just doing a blog run and saw this. Loved the gender story. Did they mention that the padfolio itself is wonderful? Gorgeous colours and texture. No, probably not, men never do!
Looking forward to seeing what you produce with your embellisher.

Sue B said...

This is gorgeous!

arlee said...

Tell them to turn it upside down then!!!!! Course, the pad would fall out then, but serve them right for not noticing the beauty! :}